Oct 29, 2008 ... If mussels are open before they've been cooked (and don't close up tightly when
tapped), then they're dead, and not fresh enough to eat under ...
Aug 17, 2010 ... Farmed and wild mussels should be rinsed just before cooking. ... Once the
mussels are cooked, never try to pry open one that has remained ...
Oct 29, 2008 ... Nick Ruello found that 1.9 per cent of mussels opened early. These mussels
opened before they had been cooked long enough to kill any ...
Before cooking check for mussels that are open. Mussels with open shells may
be dead and therefore dangerous to eat. To be sure they are dead and not just ...
Jul 16, 2015 ... But before you start cooking, there a few things you need to know about ... The
mussels should open between five and seven minutes.
Jul 7, 2014 ... Also discard any mussels that don't open after cooking. ... Follow this simple
advice: before cooking, shells closed; after cooking, shells open.
Apr 22, 2015 ... Cooking aromatics before adding the liquid and mussels builds a base ... All
mussels need to be gently pried open to eat, but if the shell is so ...
Therefore I would assert that if mussels are open prior to cooking (and don't
immediately close when tapped) they must be thrown away. But what about
Jun 19, 2016 ... it is a myth Mussel myth an open and shut case. To summarize, there are a small
percentage (11.5%) of mussels that when tested will not relax ...
Also, discard any mussel that is open. The mussels should be ... Mussels
Recipes. 2. Just before cooking, soak your mussels in fresh water for about 20